Martin's Big Words: The Life Of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

ISBN-10: 1423106350
ISBN-13: 9781423106357
Author: Rappaport, Doreen
Illustrated by: Collier, Bryan
Interest Level: 1-4
Publisher: Hachette Book Group

Publication Date: December 2007

Copyright: 2007

Page Count: 40

Series: Big Words Biographies

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Interest Level

Grades 1-4

Reading Level

Guided Reading: S
Lexile: 410L
Accelerated Reader Level: 3.4
Accelerated Reader Points: 0.5
Grade Level Equivalent: 3



BISAC Subjects

African Americans; Biography; Juvenile literature

African Americans; Biography; Juvenile literature

African Americans; Biography; Juvenile literature

This picture book biography of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. brings his life and the profound nature of his message to young children through his own words. Martin Luther King, Jr., was one of the most influential and gifted speakers of all time. Doreen Rappaport uses quotes from some of his most beloved speeches to tell the story of his life and his work in a simple, direct way. Bryan Collier's stunning collage art combines remarkable watercolor paintings with vibrant patterns and textures. A timeline and a list of additional books and web sites help make this a standout biography of Dr. King.
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